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How can I give myself distance from the person I am caregiving for?
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Walk away.....
I'm not kidding. Caregiving is extremely stressful, unless: u realize that u r still individuals with needs for private time, time apart, time to reenergize.
The sooner u realize that your help has its limits, the longer you'll be able to be help. Take care of yourself, see your gp so that you stay healthy and get specific advice on how best you can be a caretaker, and resources for help.

In brief: Walk away.....
I'm not kidding. Caregiving is extremely stressful, unless: u realize that u r still individuals with needs for private time, time apart, time to reenergize.
The sooner u realize that your help has its limits, the longer you'll be able to be help. Take care of yourself, see your gp so that you stay healthy and get specific advice on how best you can be a caretaker, and resources for help.
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